CROMWELL, Conn. - Marc Leishman shot 8-under 62 on Sunday in the Travelers Championship, then went back to the clubhouse to eat, watch some soccer and wait to see where he would finish.
More than two hours later, after Charley Hoffman blew a two-stroke lead on the final two holes, Leishman was hoisting his first championship trophy on the PGA Tour.
"I think Charley was on the 15th when I turned the golf on," Leishman said. "I watched that, then just went over and hit some balls and putted for a bit, and it turned out well."
The Australian, 28, began the day six strokes behind the leaders but made eight birdies in a bogey-free round. He finished at 14-under 266. "I didn't think it was going to be enough," he said. "Golf is a funny game, a really funny game."
Hoffman was 16 under heading to the 17th but pushed his tee shot right and into the water. He made double bogey and bogeyed the 18th after failing to get up and down from a greenside bunker.
"When it's said and done, obviously a bad finish and a bad taste in my mouth, but you learn from it," he said. "Any time you put yourself in contention, you learn from that."
Hoffman closed with 66 to tie for second with Masters champion Bubba Watson (65).
Leishman became the fifth player in seven years to break through with their first tour win at River Highlands, joining Fredrik Jacobson last year, Watson in 2010, Hunter Mahan in 2007 and J.J. Henry in 2006.
LPGA: Brittany Lang won the Manulife Financial Classic in Waterloo, Ontario, for her first tour title, birdieing the par-5 18th three straight times in a playoff. Lang missed a birdie try on the hole in regulation, leaving her tied with Hee Kyung Seo, Inbee Park and Chella Choi at 16-under 286. Choi was eliminated on the first extra hole, and Park dropped out on the second. Tampa resident Kristy McPherson shot her second straight 68 and finished tied for 31st at 6-under 278.
CHAMPIONS: Mark Calcavecchia won the Montreal Championship in Sainte-Julie, Quebec, for his second tour title, matching the course record with 8-under 64 for a two-stroke victory. The 52-year-old former Florida standout finished at 16-under 200.
FLORIDA AMATEUR: Panama City's Chase Seiffert shot 1-over 73 to defeat Lutz's Joe Alfieri by four and win the 95th Florida State Amateur Championship at the Bear's Club in Jupiter. Seiffert, who finished at 1-under 287, was a co-leader with Alfieri heading into the final round. Alfieri shot 5-over 77.